Loved one gone missing? It’s app to you to find them

Lifestyle

Loved one gone missing? It’s app to you to find them

We’ve rounded up the apps that can help keep us safe

Tswelopele Maputla

In 2017, 597 women were reported missing in Gauteng from January to October and only 151 of them were found. Police data shows that 996 children were reported missing in 2016. These are the kind of numbers that make us glad there are ways to help give us some peace of mind.

Namola

Sometimes called “the Uber of emergencies”, this SA app lets you request emergency assistance using your phone’s GPS location. If you ask for help, the operators call you back to confirm the details and dispatch aid from nearby police stations, security services or other emergency officials...

This article is reserved for Times Select subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Times Select content.

Times Select

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Next Article